What’s happening? Unions representing workers with France’s national rail company SNCF are holding a series of rolling strikes to protest against the government's reform of the rail sector and in particular the plan to end the special employment status for new recruits. Train services will be heavily disrupted -- two in every five days until the end of … [Read more...] about French rail strikes: What can I do if I’m due to travel?
Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press Updated 9:17 pm, Monday, April 16, 2018 Photo: Ramon Espinosa, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018 file photo, a tourist walks with her suitcase in front of the Capitolio in Havana, Cuba. President Donald Trump drew … [Read more...] about AP Explains: For Americans, big changes in travel to Cuba
Air France What are the dates of the strikes? Air France staff are set for more strikes on May 3rd, 4th, 7th and 8th. How to find out if your flight is canceled Air France will let you know if your flight has been cancelled the day before you're due to fly by SMS or email. That's when the airline will be able to accurately estimate … [Read more...] about French strikes: What can I do to avoid plane or train travel misery?
From graduations and senior trips to vacations and backyard barbecues, summer is the time when memories are made — and recorded. The best cameras for summer travel are light, functional and, of course, affordable. Most of today’s smartphones have good cameras, but there is no comparison to the quality that can only come from a dedicated, stand-alone camera. Data … [Read more...] about The 10 Best Cameras for Summer Travel
Skype, WhatsApp, and other internet-based messaging and calling services have made keeping in contact with people around the world for free easier than ever. Sometimes making international calls using your phone can’t be helped, though. For those times you’ll probably want a SIM with affordable international calling. These days you can call, text, and use data on … [Read more...] about Best UK plans for international calling and travel